Daniel L. Skaff is Co-founder and Managing Partner of Radicle Impact Partners, an early stage venture fund investing in good food, good money and good energy. He is past Co-Chief Executive, President & Vice Chairman and currently serves as a Director of Beneficial State Bank, a triple bottom line banking organization dedicated to building prosperity in local communities with a focus on social justice, environmental resilience and economic sustainability.
In addition to his responsibilities at Radicle Impact and Beneficial State, Dan serves on the boards of Radicle portfolio companies Jiko Group, eMint Limited, Ecologic Brands and Vericool, Inc. He is Chairman of the Latino Community Foundation; Trustee and past Investment Committee Chair of the Marin Community Foundation. Dan is also past Member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council, and past Board Member of the Bay Area Council.
Prior to Beneficial State and Radicle Impact, Dan was Managing Partner of Sienna Ventures, a private venture capital firm investing in emerging consumer, mobile communications and financial services companies. While at Sienna, Dan sponsored several businesses that grew from early stage to publicly-traded companies or resulted in successful private sales including Glu Mobile, Openwave Systems, Tradepoint Solutions, Motricity, Protocol Communications, Bojangles’ Restaurants and Heidi’s Fine Desserts. Earlier in his career Dan served as Founder and Executive Chairman of Pon North America and in the Corporate Finance Departments of Bankers Trust Company and Bank of America.
Dan has also served as Senior Advisor to Fairview Capital’s Darlington Partners public equities fund; as Co-Chairman and lead director of Glu Mobile (Nasdaq GLUU); and as a Director of EBT Digital Communications (LSE AIM) in Shanghai, China. He is a past member of the Harvard College Fund Council and Trustee of the Bay Area Discovery Museum.
Dan received a BA degree with honors from Harvard University, and a MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Wharton Fellow and has served as a guest speaker in Wharton’s Leadership in the Business World and Social Impact Programs.